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CNN
Jul 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
britain's scandals, tabloid "news of the world" rolled out its last issue today. [ applause ] >> the paper built a reputation reporting on some of the biggest scandals in the united kingdom. but the owner rupert murdoch ordered the publication closed after allegations of hacking by police and reporters. the paper has been a bridge institution for longer than a century. the final issue, says "thank you and good-bye." i'm sure there are many people, including some employees sorry to see it go today. >> i think a lot of people are sad to see it go i actually have a copy of the final edition here, "thank you and good-bye" is headline. they have some incredible headlines that they covered. this is a paper that's over a century old and they've covered everything from all kinds of scandals. and amazingly for example, things from 100 years ago, from charles dickens' time. so people very sad to see an institution like this go. we've seen reaction from other tabloids. the "sunday post" rediscover a warm, entertaining newspaper, honesty, integrity and decency. clearly a lot of other papers here are t
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
until then, that is probably the best thing to do. >>> major new developments in the britain's phone hacking scandal. >>> also, the role some big u.s. companies are playing in that investigation. er balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> good morning to you, another gray start to the day, and our cool weather pattern continues for your sunday. >>> the crew aboard the space shuttle atlantis is preparing to come back to earth. today, they loaded a giant equipment request trash and old equipment from the space station. it is scheduled to land on thursday, capping the end of nasa's 30 year shuttle program. >>> time now, 7:44. in news of the world, 31 of the 33 men trapped underground in a chilean mine last year are suing their government for negligence. they claim the agency assigned to oversea safety standards inside that min
CNN
Jul 10, 2011 3:00pm PDT
, but when it returns, it will bring back a broken pump and lots of emotional memories. >> britain's prince william and catherine got cheers and some excited screams in los angeles today. the royal newlyweds are wrapping up their whirlwind three-day visit to california mingling with hollywood's biggest stars on saturday. today was all about meeting troops and inner city kids who are striving to make their lives better. now the duke and duchess of cambridge are about to head home. max foster are at los angeles international airport and he'll join us live from there in just a few minutes on cnn. >>> black children, better off during slavery than they are under president obama? does that sound outrageous to you? well, two candidates for president have actually signed a document agreeing with it. we're discussing. >>> a student shot to death in a classroom, that's tragic enough. adding to it, a very troubled relationship between two boys, one straight and one gay. >>> plus, the nfl lockout, close to ending? we'll ask hall of fame quarterback fran tarkington what is going on and what it will tak
NBC
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and damaged dozens of cars >>> public outrage is growing in britain over the hacking scandal that involves newspapers owned by rupert murdoch's company. there was a protest outside murdoch's home in london today. a demonstrator dressed as murdoch held up a sign, saying "i own this country." today the controversy forced murdoch to drop his bid to buy britain's sky tv network. and he has been ordered to testify before a public inquiry into the hacking. british prime minister david cameron is suffering politically from the scandal. his former press secretary andy colson was arrested last week. colson is a former editor at "news of the world," the tabloid accuse's of hacking into a young murder victim's phone, among others. >>> gina davis, the academy award winning actress was on capitol hill today with a message for young women. she joined ten local girl scouts and several lawmakers to lobby for what's called the healthy media for youth act. that measure aims to improve the image of girls and women in tv and movies and magazines, and to promote self esteem. proponents of the bill say women ar
NBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
cop resigned amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the head of the london police department, sir paul stevenson, resigned. he quit under intense pressure after it was revealed that scotland yard hired a former editor as a media consultant. that editor has also been arrested in connection with the scandal. >> i and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact. i may wish we'd have done some things differently, but i'll not lose any sleep over my personal integri integrity. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to giving more than half their wealth to philanthropic and charitable causes. 69 individuals and their fa
CNN
Jul 14, 2011 3:00am PDT
demanding to know in newspapers in britain broke any laws in the united states. not only for alleged phone hacking and privacy violations, but those that might involve 9/11 victims and also possible violations of america's foreign corrupt practices laws. one of the lawmakers calling for the investigation is republican congressman peter king of new york. among the four democrats of new jersey, senator lautenberg. >> they have no right to break the laws. they are an american corporation. it wouldn't matter if they were selling tires or selling roofs or what have you. those are the rules, those are the laws that we have to obey. >> we are getting reports this morning scotland yards made an arrest in connection with the news corporation's phone hacking scandal. london's top cop is going to be in the hot seat today. let's bring in dan rivers. he has the latest live in london this morning. good morning, dan. >> reporter: good morning, yeah. another arrest this morning in this police inquiry. we understand that may be a former editor of "the news of the world." that's according to sky news here.
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 4:00am PDT
isn't going to buy britain's sky tv network. lawmakers of allmajorbritain's r parties demanded he withdraw the bid as anger increases over employees of his newspapers hacked into voice mailboxes of the royal, even a a dnapped girl. there is a report the paper tried to hack into the voice mail of 9/11 victims in this country. members of congress are calling for investigation. >>> well, sometimes if you want a job done right, you just have to get in there and do it yourself, and that may be why oprah winfrey has named herself chief executive and also chief creative officer of her cable network now that her own tv show has ended. ratings of the oprah winfrey network or own, have so far been pretty lackluster. >>> the final harry potter doesn't open till midnight but has already sold $32 million in tickets. could mean one of the biggest openings ever. "deathly hallows: part 2" will be costs more for tickets. >> they're giving away special harry potter 3-d glasses. >>> next on this thursday, the surge of pride for the women of the u.s. world cup team. now just one win away from another
ABC
Jun 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
throughout the bay area. >> and britain's royal couple, will and kate making their north american debut as newlyweds. >>> a high school student from india has vanished while visiting california with a tour group. he is 15 years old, speaks limited english and now missing for a week. johnathon bloom is in the newsroom with the story. >> police say there is no sign of him yet and they're running out of ideas. the group is now here in san francisco ai. week ago, in l.a. where he was last seen. police went public with this case for the first time, and faced criticism for not telling the media sooner. >> why wait a week? >> the investigation was ongoing and we're following through and the leads haven't panned out to be leads leading to us locating him. >> did you want to keep this quiet? >> no. >> police say they've guided -- . >> decided to tell the public after the investigation hit a dead end. they're hoping someone has seen or heard from the 15-year-old, last spotted june 23, taking pictures outside of the los angeles hotel. the tour group is now in san francisco. police are interviewing
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
this committee room. there is his son james. members of britain's parliament are asking he and his son james about reported wrongdoing by his newspaper including cell phone hacking and police payoffs. good morning. we are live at 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. i'm rebecca jarvis in for erica hill. >> i'm chris wragge. this is producing interests facts between murdoch's newspapers and scotland yards. >> the british tabloid schedule and unprecedented day for the owner at the center of it. elizabeth palmer is outside parliament with the latest. >> reporter: as you said, the murdochs have been testifying in front of what is technically a committee on media culture and sport. but i can tell you that the atmosphere around here is much more like a cross between epic drama and an imposition. the set for this drama, the splendor of britain's westminster parliament. the star of the show, media titan rupert murdoch. as investors around the world hanging on his every word and gesture. he is used to giving orders and not answering questions especially from politicians who until recently held him in either
MSNBC
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
for the top selling but troubled tabloid. it's on the front page of every paper in britain. the paper will shutdown on sunday. a controversy over a phone hacking scandal. it's accused of hacking into cell phones of thousands of people ranging from people in iraq and afghanistan to the 2005 bombings as well as the royal family. the former editor has been arrested in connection with the scandal. he's the former communications chief for prime minister david cameron. he called for new regulations of the press. >>> paris prosecutors opening a preliminary investigation into sexual assault accusations against dominique strauss-kahn. there's a complaint he raped a woman in 2003. it will take months, if not years and may result in a trial. different sex assault charges in new york city after a hotel maid claims he attacked her in may. the questions about the accusers credibility punched holes in the case there. strauss-kahn was released and they have asked the d.a. to dismiss the case. >>> a government shutdown putting thousands out of work in minnesota is costing the state millions of dollars
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2011 5:30am EDT
dropping his bid to purchase the satellite tv giant in great britain. >>> india's minister confirms the use of deadly sodium nitrate in the blast. the explosions killed at least 7 people and wounded more than 100. it's too early to know who's behind the bombings. it's the worst terror attack in the city since the siege by a pakistani terror group in 2008 that killed 166 people. pakistan condemned yesterday's violence, and representatives from both countries are expected to meet later this month. secretary of state hillary clinton also condemned the bombings and said that she will go ahead with plans to visit india next week. >>> sarah palin is now giving a rough time frame on whether or not she will join the 2012 race. the former alaska governor telling fox news last night she will announce her intentions in late august or early september. this comes after her comments in the latest issue of "newsweek" where she said, quote, "i could win." in a cryptic statement last night, the former vice presidential candidate said she's still thinking. >> you know, i did say in that article that i believ
PBS
Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
on a general basis that so far we don't have any evidence of another cell either in norway or in britain. >> for now, norway's focus is on the dead and those still missing. each evening the police will release more names as the terrible process of identifying all who have been lost goes on. james robbins, bbc news, oslo. >> norway's justice minister has praised the security services for their response to breivik's attacks. there were questions about whether the police were quick enough to get to the island where the killer went on the rampage. europe has been to the island and spoke to some of the rescuers. >> across from the island, where so many died, there are people still waiting with young people still missing. what is emerging here is the story of those rescued and questions about the police response. the heart of this rescue is a campsite in their small boats. they launch their boat to help people swimming from the island, where a man dressed as a policeman was hunting their friends down. >> the first thing was that they don't trust us. they shout from the water, "can i trust you?
NBC
Jul 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
this ends, but this is all new territory for this huge media figure and for great britain. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight for us. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: news corps got beat up all day today both before and after they dropped out of the bid. one of their fiercest critics, former prime minister gordon round who accused news corps of -- politicians found something they could agree on. rupert murdock's news corporation should drop its bid for bskyb. >> and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they created. >> reporter: but even before they voted, news corps beat them to it. >> they have decided in the last few moments they would withdraw. >> reporter: in a statement, the company said it has become clear that it is too difficult to progress in this climate. the climate turned hostile just ten days ago after news of a 14-year-old's cell phone had been hacked by news corps's reporters. >> rupert murdock has rarely been thwarted in his ambitions. for the most part he has achieved what he has wanted to. >> reporter: and he has achie
CBS
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
you think about the future of this country's energy policy. but we begin with britain's tabloid scandal, and an unprecedented day for the owner at the center of it. rupert murdoch faces questioning by british lawmakers, who want to know more about cell phone hacking, police payoffs, and other alleged wrongdoing by reporters at his newspapers. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london outside the house of parliament with the latest. good morning, liz. >> good morning. the murdochs are going to appear in about 2 1/2 hours from now. technically, at a session of the commons committee on culture, media and sports. but i'll tell you, in atmosphere it's much more like a cross between ethics theater and an inquisition. the set for this drama, the splendor of britain's westminster parliament. the star of the show, media titan rupert murdoch who has everything to lose. as investors around the world will be hanging on his every word and gesture. he's a man used to giving orders, not answering questions. especially from politicians who, until very recently, held him in either aw
CW
Jul 21, 2011 12:00pm CDT
and clubs and eventually it was tranquilized but later died from its injuries ... britain's phone hacking scandal is expanding to other newspapers the scandal over phone hacking by rupert murdoch's news of the world force the tabloid to shut down and prompted two top police officers to resign now police want the british information commissioner's office to hand over files on an earlier investigation involves a private investigator who sold illegally obtained information to news of the world the daily mail the daily mirror and other newspapers ... >>it looks like even the president of the night it states is not exempt from paying traffic fines once in awhile during a visit to london back and de president obama failed to pay a $16 congest in fate for his limousine nicknamed the beast so the president was slapped with a $200 fine london officials say that the levy the charge in order to keep streets less crowded during the workweek president obama has yet to address that situation ... >>the day's top business stories are next plus how to avoid air- conditioning repair scams and changes to
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2011 11:00pm EDT
today. in fact, the level of economic interdependence between britain and germany was such that it was in some ways madness these two countries went to war. there was a very famous book written by a young historian who talked about the fact that perhaps britain should not have gone to war. that this was craziness for britain to do it and it was the pity of war. wait a minute. that historian was niall ferguson. >> yes, before wend the rebuttal portion of this deba, i'd like to allow dr. kissinger the last word. >> i don't know whether one can reverse the order of participants up here, because i think it's three to one against my friend niall. our chinese friend is saying that china has suffered a great deal, has been provoked through a ntury of western exploitations and that it's not trying to dominate the world. as i understand what he is saying it is this -- when the west wants to discuss climate or the financial assistance, our tendency is to say china can be a stakeholder. it can be a participant in a system they did not themselves participate in creating. so th
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2011 10:00am EDT
, the level of economic interdependence between britain and germany was such that it was in some ways madness these two countries went to war. there was a very famous book written by a young historian who talked about the fact that perhaps britain should not have gone to war. that this was craziness for britain to do it and it was the pity of war. wait a minute. that historian was niall ferguson. >> yes, before we end the rebuttal portion of this debate, i'd like to allow dr. kissinger the last word. >> i don't know whether one can reverse the order of participants up here, because i think it's three to one against my friend niall. our chinese friend is saying that china has suffered a great deal, has been provoked through a century of western exploitations and that it's not trying to dominate the world. as i understand what he is saying it is this -- when the west wants to discuss climate or the financial assistance, our tendency is to say china can be a stakeholder. it can be a participant in a system they did not themselves participate in creating. so the issue is whether it is possible to
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT
susan boyle and her amazing voice, blew everyone away, moved some people to tears on "britain's got talent"? remember that. "kor "korea's got talent" has got its own susan boyle. living on the street, sleeping in staircases and public toilets as a kid. the story and performance are now an internet sensation. that is why now it's trending. watch this from my colleague, paula hancocks. >> reporter: trying to calm those last-minute nerves. choy seems just like thousands of other hopefuls on "korea's got talent." but he's not. >> reporter: for the next ten years, he lived on the streets selling gum and energy drinks. he slept in stairwells or public toilets. >> reporter: and then came this. ♪ >> reporter: this powerful baritone voice from a 22-year-old is as impressive as his determination to pull himself from the streets to the stage. ♪ >> reporter: his rendition of the italian song, "my fantasy," reduced the judges and the audience to tears. he says he still feels a little uncomfortable being part of the competition. >> reporter: but he did make it through. coming out on top in th
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 2:00pm PDT
have been hacked. in britain today, the prime minister david cameron was forced to depend b himself in this exploding scandal during a very contentious session of parliament. our senior international correspondent dan rivers is in london. >> wolf, from the committee rum where rupert murdoch was grilled to the main chamber in the house of commons, the phone hacking story continues. there was a debate in which the prime minister david cameron faced a barrage of questions about his hiring of andy callson, tcallso coulson. >> the pattern of events suggests that the prime minister and those around him made every effort not to hear the facts. in the last week, we have become aware of five opportunities for the prime minister or his staff to have acted on specific information that would have surely led him to change his mind about mr. coulson, all were declined. >> but the prime minister insisted that he did everything he could. >> the ininquiry should consider not just the relationship between the press, police and politicians but their individual conduct, too. and we also made clear the
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 2:00am PDT
call with space junk. >>> britain's "news of the world" tabloid, it's ka put, done, thank you and good-bye, after it was brought down by a phone-hacking scandal, but the story goes on. the deputy minister will meet with the family of millie dow ler. she was the teen girl who was murdered. people working for the paper allegedly hacked her voice mail after she disappears. de-leath the messages after listening to them, giving mill let's family and friends impressions that she was still alive. they were very upset with the paper's self-congratulatory final issue. here's what the editor had to say on the last day. >> it's a really difficult day. it was a wonderful newspaper. >> now, there are ak sayings that the newspaper also bribed police officers and hacked the phone messages of terrorist victims. >>> the ntsb says lit take a long time to explore the plane wreckage. a couple and five of their children were killed. the father apparently got within two miles of a runway. >> if and when you're on facebook, do not click on a link that promises leaked video of casey anthony confessing to a la
CNN
Jul 26, 2011 1:00am PDT
this is "world business today." >>> now, from traveling in trarls to owning 52 turbines across britain, green tycoon dale vince has come a long way, and his company, ecotricity is moving along with electric sports cars, the nemesis. we have more. >> reporter: naut 200 in 8.5 seconds with a top speed of 170 miles per hour. faster than most sports cars the nemesis is an electric sports car powered by wind energy, built as the first of its kind, the nemesis is the creation of dale vince, founder of ecotricity, the company that sells green electricity. >> this is one of your windmills. >> yeah, our very first windmill. >> ecotricity has 32 windmills or turbines across the uk which has enough electricity to power about 150,000 homes or businesses. in the last seven years that have invested more than $8 million in wind electricity. that's where the nemesis comes in. >> we call our car wind-powered car because we think it's important not to lose sight. we need to switch to electricity, but the lelectriciy has to come from somewhere. there are 32 million cars in the uk. we burn 25 million tons of oil
FOX News
Jul 2, 2011 6:00pm EDT
it creates an unwelcome environment for people of color. >> great britain's prince william and kate are now in quebec. the third day of their planned nine day journey across canada. the newlyweds were greeted today by a small group of separatists. >>> the dramatic murder trial of casey anthony is there'sing an end. jurors expected to begin deliberations and work through the july 4th holiday. >> reporter: closing arguments in the case begins sunday. the final day in a trial that has captivated the nation. what be began as a missing child search has grown into a 24 hour soap opera. >> it is about sex lies and videotape. >> reporter: as the defense rested the judge explained to casey her rights to testify. >> you understand that your decision to testify or not testify is solely your decision and your decision alone? >> yes, sir. >> and it is your decision not to testify? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: in the prosecution's rebuttal a state witness said cindy anthony was at work not at home when someone used casey's computer to search for the word color -- chloroform. . >> >> do the business works of
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 10:00pm EDT
rocks britain. brings down a decade's old tabloid. now it is hitting home. congress is calling for a big investigation that story is next. my doctor's again ordered me to take aspirin. and i do. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ mike ] listen to the doctor. take it seriously. we made a miracle. and we got onesies! sometimes miracles get messy. so we use tide free. no perfumes or dyes for her delicate skin. brad. not it. not it. just kidding. that's our tide. what's yours? you know that comes with a private island. really? no. it comes with a hat. you see, airline credit cards promise flights for 25,00miles, but... [ man ] there's never any seats for ,000 miles. frustrating, isn't it? but that won't happen with the capital one venture card. you can book any airline anytime. hey, i just said that. after all, isn't traveling hard enough? ow. [ male announcer ] to get the flights you want, sign up for a venture card at capitalone.com. what's in your wallet? uh, it's okay. i've played a pilot before. >> greta: a massive phone hacking scan
NBC
Jul 28, 2011 7:00am PDT
. this is a lancome makeup ad featuring julia roberts. looks good. it's been banned in great britain along with christy turlington because the images were overly air brushed. fair or unfair. talk about that coming up. >>> let's begin on thursday morning with the time ticking away to reach a deal for the debt ceiling. kelli o'donnell is our capitol hill correspondent. kelli, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. this is a test of john boehner's leadership. he delivered a blunt message to his own republican members to get in line. aides tell me they believe that was more credibility, that was their word, with some of the most conservative members when they retooled their proposal to raise the debt limit and cut spending by going deeper with the cuts, and now, after so much talk, that vote comes today. >> reporter: the politics of chronic gridlock hurts. >> i've had kidney stones that are easier to pass than this. >> reporter: and the prognosis from democrats is dire. >> the speaker's plan is on life support and it's time for him to pull the plug. >> reporter: but house speaker john bo
KRON
Jul 11, 2011 4:00am PDT
>> in britain and the final edition of the news of the world simply said thank you and goodbye. this newspaper came to an end to to suspicion of slackening e- mail . >> the other robert murdoch was present. >> we'll take look bad weather and traffic when return. it is for 40 7:00 a.m.. an adult and droppings or will create a bigger problem in one area. >> there are a lot of thought responsible pet owners they do not pick up after and i want to find out who they are. she >> manages out that friendly apartment complex. >> it is very smelly i hear because their owners to not clean up. >> they have these stations throughout the complex. all they have to do is take one of these pick it up and throw it away. >> now she is turning to a high-tech solution they can't identify who left the ways by doggy the end day. which >> we have to pay to clean up this waste they should be more responsible and if they are not then they need to pay for it. if it is a kiss ass' she intends to bring it into other complexes she manages. >> this is all local our forecast in the week and had >> this is a shot of the golde
CBS
Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
into allegations police may have been paid for information, including details about senior members of britain's royal family. >> it is one of the widest corruption probes of baltimore city police in years. now, two men at the heart of a kickback scandal plead guilty. vic has the latest on this back eye for the department. >> reporter: the owners of majestic auto admit to conspiracy and extortion. edward smith, who you see here on the right, pleaded guilty loorntion with his brother -- along with his brother. court documents reveal as many as 50 police officers may have been involved. the officers got cash kickbacks from the brothers. the shop was not on the list of approved businesses for the city. >> the brothers are likely to receive prison terms, between 6 to 9 years. both have agreed to cooperate with investigators in the case. >>> a string of violence across baltimore. several people are killed. and right now, police are looking for their killers. mike hellgren has more on what police are doing about the bloodshed. >> reporter: police say they are disappointed, but they are not going to
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
of the issue, how the actual order was britain that prevented the fcc from publishing that order, those rules, threw out right away. that allow for further review. it has created a lot of uncertainty. under the president's executive order for agencies to reduce the amount of unneeded regulations, i think this should be first on the list. >> i cannot believe i am going to say these words, but let's stop right universal service reform. what is the status of this? this was broadband before it came out and there was some speculation by the chairman's office that it would be out before the leaves changed in the trees. now they say that will not happen and it is in the final stretch. what is going on? >> it could be the leaves this fall. the universal service is in a dollar billion per year subsidy program -- is an eight to dollar billion per year subsidy program that services a low- income, schools, libraries, a big umbrella. i have been pushing for reform for many years and we have come very close to resolving many issues on universal service in related areas about carrier compensation, exchangin
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 7:00am EDT
reigning in the indefensible and criminal on occasion behavior of some members of the press in britain and i think this is true around the world. so retaining the freedoms which are not enshrined in the british institution in the way they are in the american institution. host: here is prime minister camera address and what will be looked into when it comes to how the media does its business. >> i think the problem here is that is not a paper about the practices. what needs to change is not the name of the newspaper, the title come or the letter had. what needs to change are the practices that go on and make sure they are all legal and properly managed. that is the challenge. it is not for me to say what papers remain open and close, but it is for me to set up the processes, these inquiries to make sure we learn lessons in these things did not happen again. host: mr. edgecliffe-johnson, anything you'd like to add to that? guest: he said that it is important for the media to be able to speak truth to power, but it is also important for those in power to feel like they can seek truth in t
CNN
Jul 15, 2011 3:00am PDT
been serious allegations raised in that regard in great britain and there are -- there's an ongoing investigation as is appropriate, there have been members of congress and the united states who have asked us to investigate those same allegations and we are progressing in that regard using the appropriate federal law enforcement agencies in the united states. >> so again, people are saying, too, we shouldn't jump top conclusions. they're looking at one report to see whether these allegations are true. >> i was going to ask you, have there been any details, you talk about 9/11 and phone hacking and people go crazy, have there been any details about what they're talking about? >> there really aren't many details other than this report that was in the british tabloid that, in fact, a former cop, who worked as a private investigator, was asked to hack into the records of 9/11 voice mails and phone records and you all -- we all remember that after 9/11, we heard that, in fact, some of these recordings were made public, but by family members themselves. did other -- did hacking happen as
CNN
Jul 10, 2011 1:00pm PDT
. >>> with the final edition of britain's popular tabloid "news of the world" on the stands, rupert murdoch is hoping to limit the damage to his media empire. murdoch arrived in london today. his company's british subsidiary closed yours truly news of the world" after reports the newspaper hacked the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. stay with us for reports from london later on this hour. >>> a strong earthquake rocked japan's northeastern coast today. this is the same region devastated by a quake and tsunami earlier this year. today's 7.0 tremor prompted tsunami advisories that were later canceled. so far there have been no reports of injuries or damage. tremors were felt as far away as tokyo. >>> china no longer a rising world power. instead, china has arrived. those words today from the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff admiral mike mullen. he is in beijing on a four-day visit. mullen told a university audience china's growing military strength comes with an obligation to the world. >> with greater military power must come greater responsibility, greater cooperation and ju
CNN
Jul 10, 2011 2:00pm PDT
of britain's popular tabloid "news of the world" on stands, rupert murdoch is hoping to limit the damage to his media empire. murdoch arrived in london today. his company's british subsidiary closed "news of the world" after reports the newspaper hacked the phone of a missing teenager who was later found dead. >>> in india 13 cars in a packed train jumped the tracks today. rescue officials confirm 28 deaths already and say that number will likely rise as they search the wreckage. more than 100 people are reported hurt. >>> and the public will have two chances to say good-bye to former first lady betty ford who died friday. the first service will be held tuesday in palm desert, california. the second, two days later in michigan. she will be laid to rest alongside her husband on the grounds of the ford presidential museum in grand rapids. >>> atlantis, welcome to the international space station for the last time. >> so far, so good as the shuttle docks with the international space station. the four astronauts received a hearty welcome aboard from the station's current crew there. they have
CNN
Jul 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
and said, i've got a guy that can do the very thing they're doing over in britain, what would have happened. the editor would have said, what do you think about that? let's do it. let's start with this. i've got a better idea. give me your press card. give me your keys. go down the hall and get your check and never come back. they would have kicked these guys out, which is the thing is what repels me about it because i know great british news men who would never dream of doing that, irish news men in dublin and belfast. they would never do that. >> so when you think of rupert murdoch being the guy in charge of these people and that he's in charge of papers here, what do you think? >> well, i -- if he turned a blind eye to it, if he said, i don't care how they got it, we got it, then he has to examine his own conscience because he was creating a culture of corruption, not petty corruption, not getting two tickets to a ball game or something. major corruption. he should be thinking about what he did to the craft of journalism itself. you and i know people who died practicing this profession.
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2011 2:00pm EDT
of collapse, and it will not collapse. it is very much like britain and rome. if you look at the realms beaches in the senate, just before the empire, use the absolute predictions of catastrophe. that happened to. >> host: okay, so 10 years so now we'll come back and have this conversation. we will see how it worked out. >> guest: it will be the same conversation. >> host: thank you so much. it's been a great conversation today. >> guest: i enjoyed it. >> that was "after words," booktv signature program in which authors of latest nonfiction books are in the by journalists, public policymakers, legislators and others familiar with the material. "after words" airs every weekend on booktv at 10 p.m. on saturday, 12 and 9 p.m. on sunday and 12 a.m. on monday. you can also watch "after words" online. go to booktv.org and click on "after words" in the booktv series on the upper right side of the page. >> up next on booktv, investigative reporter annie jacobsen presents the history of the military base, area 51, which is located in the nevada desert. the author use of recently declassified doc
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
britain. the phone hacking scandal there has now claimed one business casualty. rupert murdoch's news corporation has dropped its multibillion dollar bid to gain full control of british sky broadcasting group. lawmakers were hours way from voting in parliament to force murdoch's hand in that. it's unclear if the vote will go on in. a statement deputy chair chase carrie said we believe that the proposed acquisition would benefit both companies, but it has become clear that it is too difficult to progress in this climate. we have the latest from london. that was a big concern for rupert murdoch. what happens now? >> well, it's going to be difficult for them. and really the interesting thing about that statement is the acknowledgement that it was the climate. this vote that was going to happen today was symbolic in nature. it was really going to be a slp on the wrist. it wasn't legally binding. what it was was a demonstration that there is little to no political support for rupert murdoch in this country because there is so much anger at news corporation and news international that owns
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 1:00pm EDT
," spin cycle. can rupert murdoch convince britain's parliament and its people that his media empire can be trusted? the 80-year-old mogulle set to publicly answer questions as another resignation and more arrests come down, and where do things stand with the investigation here in the united states? and a new poll out today shows which side of the aisle americans are blaming for the debt ceiling debate debacle. >> baby killer! >> and will casey cash in? casey anthony left jail with a few hundred dollars to her name and her parents are no longer supporting her, and she is
FOX
Jul 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
the home of the giants slowly being transformed into a soccer field. on saturday britain's manchester city will take on mexico's club america. it's part of the world football challenge. yesterday manchester city proudly showed off their championship trophy at the british consulate in san francisco. >>> today san francisco's board of supervisor will consider expanding -- supervisors will consider expanding the health care ordinance. right now most cities have to provide health care benefits or pay into a city fund to cover insurance for workers but some workers say their employers including many restaurants are finding a way around that law and they want the board to close that loophole. >>> time now 5:56. what's happening on the roads, especially san francisco now, sal? >> yeah, we do have the south bay of course we are watching, we have been watching 280 northbound, it has not been affected by any of the south bay sinkhole action on 87 near alma so you don't have to worry about. the sa nault grade traffic looks good. driving on the westbound bay bridge that traffic looks nice coming into
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the phone- hacking scandal in britain threatened to spread to the u.s. today. it was widely reported that the f.b.i. is investigating whether a rupert murdoch tabloid in london tried to access voicemails of 9/11 victims. and murdoch defended his handling of the scandal, speaking to "the wall street journal," which he also owns. he said he's just getting annoyed at all the criticism of his company. a federal judge in washington has declared a mistrial just two days into the perjury trial of baseball great roger clemens. the judge acted after prosecutors showed the jury some evidence that had already been disallowed. clemens is accused of lying to congress when he said he never used steroids. he had nothing to say as he left the courthouse. the judge set a september hearing to decide on holding a new trial. a suicide bomber in afghanistan killed five people today at a memorial service for ahmed wali karzai-- half-brother of the afghan president. the bomber blew himself up at a kandahar mosque where the service was under way. president karzai wa
NBC
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >>> the royal newlywed couple have returned to great britain this morning after a whirl wind trip to north america. their final stop in california included a red carpet reception, a polo match, and meetings with inner city children and military veterans. nbc's jinah kim has highlights. >> reporter: the duke and duchess of cambridge began their final day in the united states by showing their creative and compassionate sides. they visited inner city arts in downtown los angeles, a nonprofit center teaching art to children who live in and around skid row. >> it is my honor to introduce his royal highness, the duke of cambridge. >> reporter: their next and final stop, a job fair for veterans at sony pictures studios, called hiring our heroes. >> they are the front lip ne of remarkable relationship between the united kingdom, the united states, and canada, which has safeguarded our freedoms for a century. >> reporter: in all, the royal newlyweds spent a little less than 48 hours in southern california but managed to pack in six major events, including a venture capital summit, a polo match, and
NBC
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
" and "friday night lights" which also earned acting nomination for chandler and b t brita britain. >> i have then seen a married couple portrayed so honestly. i love that show. it's a wonderful nod to a great show for its final season. >> reporter: "modern family" led the pack among comedy, 17 nominations. it contrasted the drama field. no cable shows made the cut for best comedy. contenders include "the big bang theory" "glee" "the office" "30 rock" and "parks and recreation". >> i think it's great they got acknowledged. network tv has seen a renaissance of comedy. >> reporter: steve carell got his sixth nomination as best actor in a comedy, he has yet to win it. the emmys will be handed out september 18th. marc barger, nbc news. >>> you know, i've heard on the radio today that they started the british open again. somehow or another, it doesn't have the oomph and the kick, the electricity that it's had in the past. >> yeah. >> and it seems more than tiger. you know, what's going on? phil's down, tiger not playing, a lot of people don't know the names, the marquis names aren't there. but i h
CNN
Jul 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT
, the lovely julia roberts. apparently something so bad it's being banned in britain. supermodel emme joins me when we come right back. an accident doesn't have to slow you down. with better car replacement available only with liberty mutual auto insurance, if your car's totaled, we give you the money for a car one model year newer. to learn more, visit us today. responsibility. what's your policy? [ male announcer ] get ready for the left lane. the volkswagen autobahn for all event is back. right now, get a great deal on new volkswagen models, including the jetta, awarded a top safety pick by the iihs. that's the power of german engineering. hurry in and lease the jetta s for just $179 a month. ♪ visit vwdealer.com today. yoo-hoo. hello. it's water from the drinking fountain at the mall. [ male announcer ] great tasting tap water can now come from any faucet anywhere. introducing the brita bottle with the filter inside. >>> call it video voyeurism or invasion or privacy or just plain creepy. two young bulgarian women spending the summer here in theout wants to know who has been watching the
CSPAN
Jul 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
on the specifications of the machines bank in london, rupert murdoch has arrived at britain's parliament ahead of his appearance before lawmakers. he will be questioned about the investigation that brought down the newspaper. his son and rebekah brooks are also expected to appear. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> the c-span network -- we provide coverage of politics, public affairs, nonfiction books, and american history. it is all available to you. find our content any time throughout c-span's video library. bringing our resources to your community. is washington, -- it is washington, your way. >> ann coulter has something to say. sunday, august 7, your chance to talk to the new york times best selling author and syndicated columnist. three hours, starting at noon eastern on c-span2. >> "washington journal" continues. host: karen bass, a democrat, representing california's 33rd district. good morning. talk to us about the cut, cap & balance vote today in the house. do you think any democrats will vote for it? guest: frankly, i think it is very, very bad policy. some of the
FOX News
Jul 20, 2011 8:00am PDT
the united states were not japan and germany, they were actually russia and great britain who were our allies. the british actually had a thing they called the rumor factory in washington which was there to just kind of spread rumors about the germans. people like ian fleming, the guy that wrote james bond, he kind of worked the u.s. cocktail party circuit trying to get american to support the british. boy, this sure isn't new. jon: the allegation here is that this guy helped funnel about $4 million of cash to various members of congress who would be able to, you know, influence u.s. policy or maybe vote on u.s. policy especially with regard to kashmir. that portion of disputed territory that lies between india and pakistan. both nations claim it as their own. >> yeah. well, all i can say is, you know, the pakistani intelligence service could have used that money a lot better fighting terrorists back in pakistan. look, the odds of floating around a little money like that, moving u.s. policy on kashmir are zero. kashmir is a flash point issue between india and pakistan. the last thing the unit
CNN
Jul 14, 2011 8:00am PDT
faces the investigative news in britain, critical mass to look into murdoch's companies in the u.s. several lawmakers are calling for investigations into whether murdoch's tabloids hacked the phones of americans. powerful senator jay rockefeller is leading that charge. he's especially concerned over reports that 9/11 victims' phones were rockefeller is lead charge. he is concerned over reports that 9/11 victims were hacked, and his bet is that they will catch criminal stuff. >> you know the federal agencies will be going after this very hard, and we will, too. i mean, this is a -- it's really repugnant, you know, that one man can control so many. >> do you have specific information that americans -- that 9/11 victims had their phones hacked? >> we will find out. >> two victims of 9/11 families are participating. the daily mirror asserted appear new york private investigator said he was asked by news of the world journalists to hack victim's phones but turned down the job. it's not clear if the journalists were after phone records of american or british victims or both. owner of s
CNN
Jul 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
are reportedly expanding their investigation into conduct here. the other in great britain. rupert murdoch's son is being challenged for claims he made to members of parliament. let's start there with atika shubert in london. james murdoch said, as far as he knew, the phone hacking was a single rogue reporter. but two former executives are denying that. >> reporter: that's right. this all hinges on one particular e-mail. basically, "news veof the world said this was only limited to one private investigator and one reporter but an e-mail named another reporter. this showed that it was more than just an isolated case. now, at that time, james murdoch had also authorized a payment to a phone-hacking victim for a massive amount. it was a million dollars which is very unusual. what he said in parliament he had authorized this payment thinking it was the only isolated case. now, what the former lawyer for "news of the world" and the former editor are saying that's not true. in fact, they showed him that e-mail before he authorized that payment and it's important because it may show an attempt to try a
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 11:00am EDT
, news corporation decided to drop its bid to buy remaining shares in bskyb, britain's largest satellite broadcasting company. this doesn't mean, patti ann, that newscorp won't revisit the plan sometime down the road but for now it's been scrapped. newscorp issued a statement saying it had believed that newscorp taking over bskyb would actually benefit both companies but it is clear in the current climate it can't progress with the deal, newscorp owns 39 percent of the shares in bskyb. there was a lively debate in the british parliament today. it was expected that the government would vote this evening to ask news corporation to drop its bid to take over bskyb. even though newscorp has dropped the bid, apparently that discussion tonight is going on but here's what british prime minister david cameron said at a preliminary debate this morning: >> what has happened to this company is disgraceful, it's got to be addressed at elf level and they should stop thinking about mergers when they've got to sort out the mess they've created. >> reporter: cameron has, patti ann, welcomed newscorp's de
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. and that is about $1 shorts of the bid. >> and money matters latest casualty of the britain phone hacking scandal. chief executive headed the unit of rupert murdock's news corps that ran tabloid papers. he said he had no idea what is going on but felt compelled to apologize and resigned a late rally on waut street the dow jones gained 42 points today but down more than 200 points for the week. and google was a big winner and the stock is now training $6 a share. >> things aren't looking so hot at bank of america the stock fell 35% for the year. worst-performing stock in s and p 500. >>> a local air force pilot has been hail aid hero by the government of france. he is seen here on the left one of three u.s. servicemen receiving a french national defense gold medal honored for rescuing a french helicopter crew in afghanistan last month after the french copter crashed in bad weather. the captain guided that mission. >> and a soldier from san francisco got the home coming he deserved today after all of these years. edward owe tool died in germany during world war ii and today he was welcomed home by
KRON
Jul 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
in britain. those are larger than this one. this is an african hedgehog gets to the smaller. been a vegetarian? >> on the dooomnivours they likd sex the like the crunch. >> tell us about the the zoo. they like in se--they like bugs in and sandanthe like to eat bugs. it-- >> the children's program are educational run by our educational department and each has a learn about creditors, parade, the rain forest call or how to survive if you're lost in the woods and creditors, for predator's to learn about predators'. and to learn about parade in the wprey in tho learn more visit our website. >> a new event? >> yes the work ground breaking on wednesday of this week. we're starting construction on a 70,000 squarfoot animal hospital 70,000--his 17,000 and a hospital. 17,000 >> what a great feat. >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful. >> thanks dad. >> and call
FOX
Jul 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
. murdock closed down his world of the news tabloid in britain earlier after it was hit with phone hacking and bribery accusations. >>> a southern california congressman says the noise in la is bad enough and howard burrman props a limit to chopper traffic. he has received complaints from constituents. the television man says helicopters hovered over charlie sheen's home annoying neighbors. there's a prohibition under 1000 feet. >>> the four dollar a gallon gas prices had people staying off of the road, they used four percent less in the month of april, in 2010 it was 3.14 and this year it was 3.21 a gallon. prices have fallen since then. >>> ed lee may be entering the race and controversy is already brewing. >>> and let's look at interstate 880 and things look pretty good at this hour on this saturday morning. time now is 7:41 and you are watching ktvu channel 2. >>> good morning to you. a live look from our cams in oakland. low clouds and eventually giving way to the sunshine once again. >>> well san francisco ed lee has said that he is not interested in running for mayors but it appears
NBC
Jul 21, 2011 7:00am EDT
. a new york welcome. >> welcome home. >> nice life. >> the slap heard across the world as for britain's parliament, the getting to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal, they've gone on summer recess. but it isn't over for rupert murdoch by a long shot. >> the long-term effects are difficult to see, mistakes were made. it cost him a lot of money. >> reporter: it may cost hem a lot more. the biggest pension fund in the u.s. called for a reform of news corp. but their support from the biggest inside investor, a saudi prince, who owns 7% of news corp. he said the company remaybes, get, a valuable and long-term investment. as to the glimpse to the murdoch marriage provided by the leak, a interview on chinese tv revealed more on how they met. >> she interpreted more for me as we went around china. who wouldn't fall in love with a beautiful woman like that. >> murdoch's marriage grabbed the headline but no one is under any illusion that the substance hasn't changed. the empire is threatened by the deepening british investigation. natalie? >> just the beginning of all of the questions. mar
FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 12:00pm EDT
britain's best selling sunday paper because of a phone hacking scandal. message on the paper's website read "this newspaper is truly sorry." allegation surfaced that the paper's pleas hacked in voice mail and paid police for information. news corp. is also the parent company of fox news channel. >>> it is the last day in america for the royal newlyweds. they have another very busy one. duke and duchess of cambridge are making time for the arts. william and kathryn will visit inner city arts, program in the heart of los angeles that provides arts education for at-risk kids. after that, the royal cup will head to a job fair for service members that aim to help find work for troops returning to civilian life. last night they attended a hollywood fundraiser and prescription william put on his polo gear and scored four goals in a charity polo match in santa barbara. >>> a strong earthquake jolted japan but luckily a tsunami warning has been canceled. the 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near the city of "fox news sundayof sendai.but no damage w. the nuclear plant was danieled in the earlier qua
MSNBC
Jul 18, 2011 6:00am EDT
britain's largest paper. one of rupert murdock's people is going to test. brooks was released on bail after being arrested over the weekend. she was heading the news corp. media division when she stepped down. she turned herself in and is cooperating with police but continues to deny any wrong doing. late last night, london's police commissioner abruptly resigned. the head of police there. paul stevenson announcing he's leaving his post that his unit they are investigating was corrupt. had close ties with news international's now defunct news of the world. pat, i want to invite you in on this. where does this go? it's clear how cozy the relationship was between the politicians and the media. >> right now, it's going up to james murdock. quite frankly, people are going to seize upon this. it's a disaster in england. there was a bribery scandal. the head of scotland yard is going to resign. i think they are going to try to bring it to the united states. i don't know that anything has been done here. somebody might have hacked into the 9/11 folks. i don't think the wall street journal ha
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2011 2:00pm EDT
know in great britain, 30% of their assets are held by insurance companies, not by financial institutions. 15% in the united states, so both looking within the united states and looking internationally, your views are going to be very important, and i hope we move quickly to confirm you and get you there. thank you for your service. thank you. >> senator? >> thank you all for being here today and being willing to serve the way you have offered yourselves, and i think your families for being here. you certainly will not receive very tough questions with all of these family members in the audience, so we are glad to see them. i will start with you, mr. vice chairman, soon-to-be chairman. paul when dodd-frank was being debated and discussed, the previous chairman did an outstanding job of convincing a majority of members of the senate and house to turn you into a super entity with abilities. as we were leading up to that, many of the rating agencies began saying because they really thought that too big to fail was going to end, they were thinking about a downgrading these instit
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